Alycia Parks Wins First WTA Title to Extend Incredible Streak

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Alycia Parks won her first WTA< title, in Lyon, beating top seed and home favorite Caroline Garcia in the final, 7-6(7) 7-5. Parks has now extended her indoor unbeaten run to 15 consecutive matches, dating back to a WTA challenger in Andorra last year. Parks rose to the attention of tennis fans last year in […] READ MORE



Victoria Azarenka produces vintage display to reach semifinals in Melbourne

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Victoria Azarenka is back into the semifinals of the Australian Open, for the first time since winning the tournament in 2013, after beating world #3 Jessica Pegula 6-4 6-1.┬áThe two-time Australian Open champion collected her 153rd main draw Grand Slam win, equalling Martina Hingis at 13th place in the open era all-time list. Clinical from […] READ MORE




Caroline Garcia headlines stacked Adelaide International 2 draw

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Caroline Garcia is the top seed in a packed draw in the second Adelaide International tournament, that features six Grand Slam champions. Garcia was originally the fourth seed, but Iga Swiatek (right shoulder injury), Ons Jabeur (lower back injury), and Jessica Pegula (change of schedule) all withdrew after the draw was made. The draw also […] READ MORE


Liudmila Samsonova: The in-form player on the WTA Tour

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Liudmila Samsonova is in the form of her life, winning 18 of her last 19 matches. She has collected three WTA titles along the way, in Washington, Cleveland and Tokyo, rising to a career high ranking of #23. The hard-hitting Russian capped off her sensational run in the Japanese capital last week, where she did […] READ MORE


Roger Federer caps off a Year of Major Tennis Retirements in 2022

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With the news that Roger Federer will be retiring after playing in the Laver Cup next week, the sporting world reflects on his legendary career. From the delightful one-handed backhand, to his 103 singles titles (including 20 famous grand slam wins), the Swiss superstar has provided us with many memories over his illustrious 24-year career. […] READ MORE


US Open Draw: Could it be the Most Open Grand Slam in Years?

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The US Open draw has been announced and it makes for very interesting reading. It could be the most open major tennis tournament, on both the men and women’s side, in recent memory. Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is notably absent from the men’s draw, with the U.S. government not changing its stance on not allowing […] READ MORE